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NOW HIRING COACHES FOR WINTER SEASON 2022/2023

Looking for part-time and full-time coaches for the Diamond Peak Ski Team. We have positions available working with our youngest skiers (Age 5) all the way up to our competitive race and all-mountain skiers. If you enjoy the outdoors, skiing, and coaching enthusiastic local youth, apply today as positions fill up fast! 

Competitive coaching wages start at $20/hr, lead coaches start at $25/hr, paid training, paid USSA certification, and a free season pass to Diamond Peak and partner resorts. Enjoy the best powder stashes in Lake Tahoe while sharing your passion for skiing with our ski team athletes! 

Please contact us with your current resume and interest in this position to apply.

Email: people@dpsef.org

Please leave us a message with your interest or questions regarding coaching this season. If you are a return coach please specify. Resume's and cover letters are appreciated. Thank you


Head Mighty Mites Coach

Mighty Mite Coach

Head Mighty Mite Coach – Diamond Peak Ski Team, Incline Village, NV, Lake Tahoe

About:

The Diamond Peak Ski Education Foundation is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization whose mission is to provide a year-round program to develop each athlete's skill, grit, and integrity and to inspire and empower each of their athletes to achieve their personal goals in athletics and life. Located on the shores of Lake Tahoe, this unique and special community is surrounded by mountains offering hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, dozens of beaches, world-renown downhill, and Nordic skiing and snow sports of all kinds. In addition, there are many nationally recognized Lake Tahoe events, including music festivals, concerts, food pairings, and sporting events that take place each season.

The Lead Mighty Mite Coach is responsible for all the management and day-to-day operations for the entire Mighty Mite program of 80 athletes and 8 staff/coaches. This is a 40 hours week, 4/5-month salaried position, reporting directly to the Program Director. 

Summary of Duties:

  • Mighty Mites (MM) is a 10-week long weekend and Wednesday, Thursday program for 6 to 9-year-olds, focusing on ski fundamentals and building a love for the sport.
  • Work directly with the Program Director and Head Coach to create a creative, fun, learning based ski program and progression. 
  • Communicate and manage MM staff. 
  • Communicate with the athlete's families on scheduling and the program format. 
  • Communicate the MM training philosophy and goals. Ensure consistency of all MM groups, appropriate goal setting, development plans, and athlete feedback. Ensure a consistent theme and skills progression throughout the different groups.
  • Communicate the team behavior philosophy and ensure adherence to this philosophy. 
  • Provide a monthly report to the Program Director on key activities, the status of the program, and additional resources required.

Skills

  • The applicant needs to have related experience managing and operating a team and be familiar with ski team operations and organization. Education or experience in childcare or early childhood education is recommended as well as a passion for teaching children. Strong communication, leadership, and management skills, as well as collaborative decision-making ability, are desired. Communication with staff, parents, athletes, and other coaches is paramount. The ability to work under pressure and unassisted will be necessary.

To apply, please include your current resume and cover letter expressing your interest in this position.

Email: people@dpsef.org 

Please leave us a message with your interest or questions regarding coaching this season. If you are a return coach please specify. Resume's and cover letters are appreciated. Thank you